The BEST Episodes of Bizarre Foods America

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2021

Network: Travel Channel

The continuation of "Bizarre Foods'' finds Andrew Zimmern keeping his passport at home, as the chef and writer embarks on a culinary exploration of the great U, S of A. From traditional foods passed down through generations to modern eats whose roots are purely American, the United States is home to a smorgasbord of bizarre foods and equally extraordinary stories associated with them. So who best to taste and tell than Andrew, the man who lives by the motto "If it looks good, eat it''? The cultural cuisine master has done plenty of that throughout the history of "Bizarre Foods,'' with the "America'' incarnation including a celebration of the series' 100th episode.

Pittsburgh: Catfish & Kiska

#1 - Pittsburgh: Catfish & Kiska

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 11, 2013

Andrew Zimmern finds that Pittsburgh has a knack for blending old and new food traditions, like old world favorites such as stuffed cabbage and braunschweiger to cutting-edge goat heart tartare.

star 8.67
3 votes
Toronto: Horse Heart & Flipper Pie

#2 - Toronto: Horse Heart & Flipper Pie

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 25, 2013

Andrew Zimmern finds that Toronto is a melting pot of edgy eats. From horse heart salami and seal flipper pie to pig's ear and cuttlefish, Andrew discovers that amazing dishes from around the world can be found right in Toronto!

star 8.50
2 votes
Las Vegas

#3 - Las Vegas

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 9, 2012

Extreme eats in Las Vegas, including $750 cupcakes and a $5000 hamburger, are spotlighted in the Season 2 premiere. Also: a look at how a Bellagio buffet feeds 4000 people a day.

star 8.00
30 votes
The Blues Trail

#4 - The Blues Trail

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 20, 2012

Take a road trip down the Blues Trail, and stop along the way to take in the music and the food that make up the unique flavor of the Mississippi Delta, from Memphis, TN to Jackson, MS. Andrew samples Southern standbys and riffs on old favorites, like "redneck ramen" made with noodles and pigs ears.

star 8.00
31 votes
San Diego

#5 - San Diego

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 16, 2012

The host visits San Diego. He forages for food along the shore, attends a traditional Aztec barbecue and feeds sea lions at the San Diego Zoo. Featured eats include swordfish bone marrow; camel milk; and mashed lamb brains.

star 7.97
31 votes
New Orleans

#6 - New Orleans

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 30, 2012

In New Orleans, Andrew Zimmern samples Cajun comfort foods, like stuffed pig stomach, and classic Creole cuisine, including smoked raccoon.

star 7.97
30 votes
Seattle

#7 - Seattle

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 6, 2012

Seattle's unconventional eats are explored. Stops include a farm, where the host tries cow placenta.

star 7.97
30 votes
Detroit

#8 - Detroit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 20, 2012

Andrew Zimmern visits Detroit for a taste of iconic soul food, from short ribs to oxtails, and Arab-American eats, including lamb-brain sandwiches.

star 7.97
30 votes
Queens N.Y.: World's Best Food Town

#9 - Queens N.Y.: World's Best Food Town

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 22, 2013

With a menu that includes a Tibetan soup with yak, a Pakistani dish with goat offal and a chicken blood pancake, Andrew finds that a trip to Queens, NY, is just as good as a trip around the globe!

star 7.94
32 votes
Twin Cities

#10 - Twin Cities

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 23, 2012

Host Andrew Zimmern begins his exploration of America's most unusual foods in Minnesota's Twin Cities. Featured eats include deep-fried snapping turtle; an elk-and-wild-rice hot dish; brined-and-breaded duck testicles; and "meat glue."

star 7.90
31 votes
Atlanta: Monkfish Liver and Goat Heart

#11 - Atlanta: Monkfish Liver and Goat Heart

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired May 19, 2014

Andrew Zimmern explores the "new South," Atlanta. He feasts on calf brains on toast at a gourmet pub, helps butcher a goat at a nearby farm, and gets a Korean scrub down with Margaret Cho.

star 7.75
4 votes
New Jersey: Pigs Blood & Paprikash

#12 - New Jersey: Pigs Blood & Paprikash

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 4, 2013

Andrew Zimmern finds out that some amazing things are growing in America's Garden State. From Filipino favorites to an iconic local breakfast meat and a new breed of oyster, New Jersey is home to some surprising flavors.

star 7.50
2 votes
Cleveland: Pighead & Perch

#13 - Cleveland: Pighead & Perch

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Dec 2, 2013

Andrew shares his Cleveland culinary discoveries. Included: pig head; and popcorn shoots.

star 7.50
2 votes
NYC Overnight: Bizarre at All Hours

#14 - NYC Overnight: Bizarre at All Hours

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Dec 9, 2013

Andrew pulls an all-nighter in New York City, where he eats goat brains at a hangout for cabdrivers and slurps blood clams at a fish market at 4 am.

star 7.50
2 votes
Nashville: Crane Meat & Pigeon Feet

#15 - Nashville: Crane Meat & Pigeon Feet

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 7, 2014

Andrew Zimmern visits Nashville, where he gets a taste of the city's most iconic foods. From classics like hot chicken and dry ribs to grilled Sandhill crane, Andrew finds flavors both old and new in Music City USA.

star 7.50
2 votes
Lima Peru: Frog Shakes & Fish Sperm

#16 - Lima Peru: Frog Shakes & Fish Sperm

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired May 5, 2014

Some frog smoothies, giant Amazonian snails and fried guinea pig are among the delicacies Andrew samples in Lima, Peru.

star 7.25
4 votes
Birmingham: The New South

#17 - Birmingham: The New South

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 29, 2013

There's more to Birmingham, AL, than barbecue and bread pudding. Here, Andrew discovers surprising Southern fare like bullfrog hearts with pea shoots and Greek grits that will make you slap your mama.

star 7.10
31 votes
Northern California

#18 - Northern California

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 15, 2013

Andrew Zimmern visits Northern California where people are reinventing sustainable living, like hunting doves, to developing strange new flavors for jelly beans, to training sheep to eat weeds at local vineyards, people in this part of the country have a unique way of looking at how to get the food they eat.

star 7.09
34 votes
Miami

#19 - Miami

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 23, 2012

Andrew gets a taste of Miami's multicultural cuisine, from roasted pig brains to wreckfish cheeks.

star 7.03
31 votes
Austin

#20 - Austin

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 13, 2012

There's a rich mix of tradition and innovation in Austin! From roasted pigeons (with the heads still on!) to grits mixed with duck innards, plus scrambled pig brains and bloody marys made with real pig blood, Andrew explores the foods that "Keep Austin Weird."

star 7.03
31 votes
Houston: Blast And Cast

#21 - Houston: Blast And Cast

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 2, 2013

Global culture and Texas tradition create bold flavors in Houston, where Andrew eats steer head at a tailgate party, duck organs in dirty rice from a "blast and cast" and goat in the Gandhi District.

star 7.03
31 votes
Boston

#22 - Boston

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 13, 2012

The host heads to Boston to check out some new food trends. Included: a Cambodian family who introduce their food traditions to a Boston suburb; an unconventional fishing trip.

star 7.00
1 votes
West Virginia

#23 - West Virginia

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 27, 2012

The host visits West Virginia and dines on fresh deer organs after a hunt. Later, he samples Appalachian cuisine, including groundhog stew, and judges a roadkill cook-off.

star 7.00
30 votes
Charleston

#24 - Charleston

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 5, 2012

Andrew Zimmern checks out the food scene of Charleston, S.C. He gets a taste of wood-coal barbecue in the Lowcountry; samples chitterlings at a soul-food restaurant; and attends a family dinner, where sautéed chicken feet are served.

star 7.00
32 votes
Savannah

#25 - Savannah

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 12, 2012

The host visits Savannah and enjoys a home-cooked Gullah meal on Daufuskie Island. He also goes hunting for marsh hens on the coast and dines in one of the city's finest restaurants with famed drag performer the Lady Chablis.

star 7.00
30 votes